Lewis County, New York Population 2018

Lewis County, New York's estimated population is 26,551 with a growth rate of -2.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lewis County, New York is the 59th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201726,551-556-2.05%
201627,1074611.73%
201626,646-190-0.71%
201526,836-260-0.96%
201427,0960.00%
201327,096-88-0.32%
201227,1841760.65%
201127,008-55-0.20%
201027,0632671.00%
199026,7961,7617.03%
198025,0351,3915.88%
197023,6443951.70%
196023,2497283.23%
195022,521-294-1.29%
194022,815-632-2.70%
193023,447-257-1.08%
192023,704-1,145-4.61%
191024,849-2,578-9.40%
190027,427-2,379-7.98%
189029,806-1,610-5.12%
188031,4162,7179.47%
187028,6991190.42%
186028,5804,01616.35%
185024,5646,73437.77%
184017,8302,59117.00%
183015,2396,01265.16%
18209,2272,79443.43%
18106,4330.00%

Lewis County, New York Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White26,250
Two or More Races275
Black or African American228
Some Other Race166
Asian123
American Indian and Alaska Native50
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander15

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lewis County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lewis County, New York Median Age

41.8


Total

40.8


Male

42.4


Female

Lewis County, New York Adults

There are 20,764 adults, (4,500 of which are seniors) in Lewis County, New York.

Lewis County, New York Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewis County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

13,436

49.57%

Male

13,671

50.43%

Lewis County, New York Households and Families

Lewis County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lewis County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All76.2%23.8%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
Male57.2%42.8%
Female54.7%45.3%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lewis County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,3072.5976.2
Married5,7373.1688.7
Non Family3,1521.2862.7
Female9463.2254.7
Male4723.2157.2

3.09

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lewis County, New York Households

Lewis County, New York Education

Lewis County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5713.09%
9th to 12th Grade1,4487.83%
High School Graduate8,28244.79%
Some College3,03416.41%
Associates Degree2,28712.37%
Bachelors Degree1,5628.45%
Graduate Degree1,3067.06%

Lewis County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,93116,0372,773
Hispanic21313328
Black143135
Other Race1155621
Asian978850
Multiple Races61479
Native American3526
Islander125

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 51.55%.

Lewis County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,400$41,536$29,164
Less Than High School$22,917$31,563$12,716
High School Grad$32,256$40,393$22,188
Some College$36,283$42,060$28,530
Bachelors Degree$43,750$50,500$38,125
Graduate Degree$57,949$65,491$54,432

$36,400

Average Earnings

$41,536

Average Male

$29,164

Average Female

Lewis County, New York Language

Lewis County, New York Language by Age

Lewis County, New York Language

97.30% of Lewis County, New York residents speak only English, while 2.70% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.45% of the population.

Lewis County, New York Poverty

Lewis County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,7063,46813.49%
Multiple26813450.00%
Hispanic43410524.19%
Black2004522.50%
Other1662515.06%
Asian1161512.93%
Islander1212100.00%

14.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.48%

Male Poverty Rate

15.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lewis County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, New York is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, New York is Asian, with 12.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.12%.

Lewis County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.53%
High School12.37%
Some College7.68%
Bachelors or Greater3.37%

Lewis County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.12%
Male Unemployed30.71%
Female Employed8.59%
Male Employed5.53%

Lewis County, New York Income

Lewis County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,976$63,802
Families$59,992$72,632
Married Families$67,544$79,993
Non Families$28,438$40,667

Lewis County, New York Marital Status

Lewis County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lewis County, New York Married by Age and Sex

Lewis County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Lewis County, New York Marital Status by Race

Lewis County, New York Veterans

Lewis County, New York Veterans by War

2,087

Number of Veterans

1,935

Male Veterans

152

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam689
Second Gulf War356
First Gulf War329
Korea237
World War II136

Lewis County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54540
75+508
65 to 74484
55 to 64398
18 to 34157

Lewis County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,06310.32%
Hispanic3812.58%
Black97.38%
2 or More85.63%
Other53.50%
Indian24.00%

Lewis County, New York Veterans by Education

6.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewis County, New York Employment Status

Lewis County, New York Employment by Age

60.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lewis County, New York Employment by Race

Lewis County, New York Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lewis County, New York

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lowville34703408-62-1.79%
Copenhagen801796-5-0.62%
Port Leyden672664-8-1.19%
Harrisville624619-5-0.80%
Croghan611607-4-0.65%
Lyons Falls566561-5-0.88%
Castorland351347-4-1.14%
Constableville242239-3-1.24%
Turin232230-2-0.86%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990